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After the untimely death of her brother Johnny (Jesse Lee Soffer), Gracie Bowen (Carly Schroeder) decides to keep his memory alive by taking his spot on the soccer pitch. Unfortunately, the high school, all-boy varsity team doesn't want her. Based on a true story, the movie follows Gracie's fight for women to play the sport on a competitive level.
Why Is Gracie Rated PG-13?
Gracie is rated PG-13 for brief sexual content.
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The sudden death of their oldest son leaves a family drowning in grief. Gracie’s responds by mouthing off, defacing public property, stealing a car, sneaking into bars and drinking, failing at school, shoplifting and offering sex to an older man. As the only girl in her family, Gracie endures unkind comments from her brothers and a distant relationship with her father. Sports injuries and family tensions are portrayed. The script includes profanities, scatological slang and sexual innuendo.
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DVD Release Date: 18 September 2007
Bring home Gracie on DVD and you’ll also net two audio commentaries; one with Director David Guggenheim, the other with Elisabeth Shue, Andrew Shue and John Shue (the film is loosely based on actress Elisabeth Shue’s childhood experiences playing soccer). As well, the disc offers a featurette about Bringing Gracie to Film and the theatrical trailer.